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Fashion Design Educator. Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor

Radford University, Design Department

Job Title: Fashion Design Educator. Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor
Job Location: Radford , VA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Design (all areas) & architecture
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-12-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Fashion Design Educator. Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor
Radford University


FALL 2019

Position: Fashion design educator. Rank: Instructor or Assistant Professor. Determination of rank is dependent upon qualifications. Available August 10, 2019.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in the areas of fashion and design. Teaching areas are flexible and could include: apparel design/product development, pattern development, draping, basic and advanced garment assembly, textiles, basic design concepts, formal wear, active wear, sportswear and casual wear, portfolio development, CAD, fashion sketching, history of fashion, and apparel quality. Teaching responsibilities within the design curriculum core are flexible and could include, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, design psychology, global design, design thinking, and introduction to design for all majors. Non-teaching responsibilities include scholarly research and/or creative activities that lead to peer-reviewed presentations and/or publication, advising students, assisting with departmental and university activities, and serving on committees.

Program: The design program emphasizes creative problem solving within the design and business sectors. The department is housed in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and offers a four-year degree in Design with majors in Interior Design (BFA), Fashion Design (BFA), Fashion Merchandising (BS), and Design Management (BS). The department consists of 10 faculty members and around 250 majors. Portfolio review selection process is required for admission into upper division courses.

Facilities: Outstanding facilities and equipment include dedicated studios for design and merchandising, CAD lab, multimedia classrooms, reference library, and a convenient office complex in a spacious, light-filled environment. The design department also houses “maker” spaces equipped with a variety of hand and power tools, CNC router, laser cutters, and 3-D printers.

Institution: Radford University is a comprehensive, coeducational state institution of approximately 9,600 students nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the New River Valley. In addition to its inspirational natural surroundings, it is close to Virginia’s historic sites, North Carolina’s design market attractions, and important metropolitan cultural centers.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Terminal degree in Fashion/Apparel or related field. Master’s degree in Fashion/Apparel or related field will be considered but will be hired at the rank of Instructor. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience, and those who are highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator). Areas of expertise should include 2-D / 3-D design basics and apparel design. Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships and record of active participation in professional or academic organizations is preferred. Working knowledge of CAD programs, laser cutting and 3D printing desirable. Candidate must be able to teach in the Department of Design’s core courses.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application: Submit a cover letter of application addressing relevant qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, and portfolio. Include the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references that may be contacted. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists prior to interview. Applicants must apply online through Radford University’s HR site https://jobs.radford.edu/. Click on Instructional Faculty Link

Dr. Farrell Doss, Search Committee Chair
Phone: 540-831-5136
E-mail: fdoss@radford.edu

Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 3, 2019 and continue until position is filled.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Farrell Doss as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Dr. Farrell Doss
P.O. Box 6967
Radford University Design Department
Radford , VA 24142
Phone: 5408315136
E-Mail: fdoss@radford.edu

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